90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.
as a number: We have only one child. ♦ How much does one pound of apples cost?
as a determiner: He grew roses on one side of his garden, and vegetables on the other. ♦ We’ll meet again one day.
as a pronoun (the plural of this pronoun is ones and the possessive is one’s): It’s a good book, but his last one was better. ♦ One has to trust one’s family. ♦ They are the ones who suffered. (followed by “of”): ♦ Sydney is one of the world’s most exciting cities.